GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Newport to Pontypridd

25 miles (40 km)

This ride follows National Cycle routes 47 and 8 from Newport to Pontypridd. Much of this ride is traffic free with spells along the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, River Ebbw and the River Taff to enjoy. There are also terrific views of the surrounding countryside as you pass through Risca and Ystrad Mynach as well as the lovely Sirhowy Valley Country Park. The ride finishes with a spell along the River Taff taking you into Pontrypridd.

Newport to Pontypridd OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Newport to Pontypridd Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


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Bridge over the River Usk, Newport

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Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal

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View over Risca

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River Ebbw near the village of Crosskeys

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Near Hengoed

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River Taff at Pontypridd

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GPS Files

GPX File

Newport to Pontypridd.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Newport to Pontypridd.mmo (right click - 'Save As')